The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 595 610 618
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Permanent jobs citing 2G 17 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.057% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.35% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 5
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £65,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
2G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7417 7367 9378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.75% 16.23% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6280 6039 7960
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in London

2G
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region.

2G Salary Trend in London

2G
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

2G Salary Histogram in London

2G
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +33 8 £55,000 - 1
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2G.

1 49 (98.00%) 3G
2 47 (94.00%) Telecoms
3 25 (50.00%) SS7
4 24 (48.00%) Network Architecture
5 21 (42.00%) 4G
6 18 (36.00%) Degree
7 16 (32.00%) MVNO
8 14 (28.00%) UNIX
8 14 (28.00%) SQL
9 13 (26.00%) Linux
9 13 (26.00%) Shell Script
9 13 (26.00%) Oracle
9 13 (26.00%) Huawei
9 13 (26.00%) Radio Access Network
9 13 (26.00%) Billing
10 12 (24.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 12 (24.00%) Veritas
10 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database
10 12 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (24.00%) Wireless
11 11 (22.00%) Finance
11 11 (22.00%) Smartphone
12 10 (20.00%) Internet
12 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (18.00%) LTE
14 8 (16.00%) SIGTRAN
14 8 (16.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 8 (16.00%) Clustering
14 8 (16.00%) Ericsson

2G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 6 (12.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 49 (98.00%) 3G
2 25 (50.00%) SS7
3 21 (42.00%) 4G
4 16 (32.00%) MVNO
5 13 (26.00%) Radio Access Network
6 12 (24.00%) Wireless
7 10 (20.00%) Internet
8 9 (18.00%) LTE
9 8 (16.00%) SIGTRAN
9 8 (16.00%) TCAP
10 7 (14.00%) GSM
11 5 (10.00%) 3GPP
11 5 (10.00%) UMTS
11 5 (10.00%) GPRS
12 4 (8.00%) HSDPA
12 4 (8.00%) WCDMA
12 4 (8.00%) NAS
12 4 (8.00%) HSUPA
13 3 (6.00%) SGSN
13 3 (6.00%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (12.00%) Big Data
3 1 (2.00%) DTS
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 47 (94.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (26.00%) Billing
3 11 (22.00%) Finance
4 7 (14.00%) Banking
5 3 (6.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Operations Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Network Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 4 (8.00%) Systems Manager
7 3 (6.00%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Network Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Network Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Network Operations Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Mobile Tester
9 1 (2.00%) QA Leader
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Smartphone
2 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (16.00%) Clustering
4 6 (12.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.00%) Handset
6 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) UNIX
2 13 (26.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.00%) Windows
4 3 (6.00%) Android
5 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Network Architecture
2 12 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (14.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (12.00%) Machine Learning
5 6 (12.00%) Analytics
6 5 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (6.00%) Change Control
7 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.00%) Marketing Strategy
9 1 (2.00%) Coaching
9 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.00%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.00%) OO
9 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.00%) SOA
9 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.00%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) SQL
2 13 (26.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (12.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) Perl
4 2 (4.00%) Python
4 2 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.00%) ISEB
2 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.00%) HND
3 1 (2.00%) PMP
3 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Oracle
1 13 (26.00%) Huawei
2 12 (24.00%) Veritas
3 8 (16.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.00%) Nokia
4 1 (2.00%) Cerillion
4 1 (2.00%) Comverse
4 1 (2.00%) Lotus
4 1 (2.00%) Apple
4 1 (2.00%) Sage
4 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.00%) Progress
4 1 (2.00%) Intel
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